BOSTON — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men suspected of setting the bombs and that one was dead and the other had fled.Within hours, Patrick shut down the region's public transportation system and made an extraordinary request of more than 1 million greater Boston residents:Shelter in place.
Much like the modern Boston Marathon, at its beginnings, the fledgling “American Marathon” was a race for the common man.
HOPKINTON – The massive Massachusetts State Police mobile incident command center played a pivotal role in the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev last year.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently proposed changes to the nutrition facts label that are based on nutrition and public health research during the past two decades.
Jeff Carroll, Lake Ozark, has joined the staff of Old Kinderhook as Director of Business.
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